Caribbean Islands - Saba (PDF Chapter)
This is the Saba chapter from Lonely Planet’s Caribbean Islands guidebook.
Rising like an otherworldly peak from the Caribbean is the cloud-shrouded volcanic island of Saba. Amid the foliage, its tiny main villages – commercial center, Windwardside, and capital, the Bottom – harbor enchanting traditional red-roofed, white-timber houses with forest-green shutters and gingerbread trim.
- hike to the summit of Saba’s soaring volcano, Mt Scenery, while taking in dizzying views of the sea far below
- scuba dive among submerged pinnacles teeming with nurse sharks and large colorful fish on a trip from Fort Bay
- land on the world’s smallest commercial runway alongside sheer, steep cliffs at Juancho E Yrausquin Airport
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Windwardside, The Bottom, Fort Bay, Understand Saba, History, People & Culture, Landscape & Wildlife, Survival Guide.